Upcoming events

    • December 03, 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Alabama AGC Conference Center 5000 Grantwood Road Irondale, AL 35210

    2019 SEAoAL Winter Seminar 

     Shear Wall Design 

    Tuesday, December 3, 2019 

    AL & FL 6 PDH's 

    8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.  Registration & Breakfast - Sponsored by Parrot Structural Services 

    8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.  Narrow Wall Bracing & Alternate Pre-Manufactured Solutions, Brief review of lateral forces and failure modes for wood frame residential structures with discussion on limitations and design issues  for IRC-compliant designs, Keith Cullum, LEED, P.E.

    10: 00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Morning Break  

    10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Shear Wall Design Using AWC SDPWS,  Review of code and standard provisions for the design of site-built shear walls, Keith Cullum, LEED, P.E.

    11:45 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. Lunch sponsored by Simpson Strong-Tie

    12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Cold Formed Steel Design and the IBC 2018,  Adopted into IBC 2018 are both updates and new design standards for cold-formed steel member and connection design, Dr. Roger LaBoube 

    1:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Afternoon Break 

    1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Design of Cold Formed Steel Shear Wall Systems, Design guidance will be discussed for both wind and seismic loading of shear wall assemblies, Dr. Roger LaBoube    

    2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Afternoon Break 

    3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Frequently asked Design Questions, This lecture will discuss some of the common questions posed to the Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute Hotline, Dr. Roger LaBoube 

    Keith Cullum, LEED, P.E.  Keith is a Structural Engineer at Simpson Strong-Tie’s McKinney, TX branch covering the Southeast region of the US where his primary responsibilities include product testing, technical support, education and training, and post-disaster assessment. After graduating from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a degree in Architectural Engineering, he worked for a consulting firm in Southern California designing multi- and single-family residential structures out of cold-formed steel and wood. Prior to joining Simpson Strong-Tie in 2012, he worked for a steel deck manufacturer performing R&D and providing product technical support and promotion. He is a LEED Accredited Professional (AP) and a registered Professional Engineer in eight states (AL, AR, CA, KS, MO, MS, TX, and OK).

    Dr. Roger A. LaBoube  Roger is Curator’s Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering and Director of the Wei-Wen Yu Center for Cold-Formed Steel Structures at the Missouri University of Science & Technology (formerly University of Missouri-Rolla).  Dr. LaBoube holds B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla.  Dr. LaBoube has an extensive background in the design and behavior of cold-formed steel structures.  His research and design activities have touched on many facets of cold-formed steel construction to include: cold-formed steel beams, panels, trusses, headers, wall studs as well as bolt, weld, and screw connections.  Dr. LaBoube is active in several professional organizations and societies, including a member of the Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI), American Iron and Steel Institute’s Committee on Specifications for the North American Specification for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members and chairperson of the AISI Committee on Framing Standards.  He is a Registered Professional Engineer in Missouri.

    Register here >>>2019 WinterSeminarRegistrationForm.pdf

Past events

October 17, 2019 24th Annual ACFA Golf Tournament
August 29, 2019 2019 SEAoAL 9th Annual Conference & Expo
April 18, 2019 Corvette Museum & Mercedes Stadium Seminar
February 28, 2019 February Wood Design Symposium
January 15, 2019 Resiliency in Construction
December 12, 2018 Y-EAC Holiday Party
November 29, 2018 SEAoAL & ICRI Gulf South Chapter Seminar & EXPO
August 28, 2018 2018 SEAoAL 8th Annual Conference & XPO
April 26, 2018 SEAoAL Spring Seminar 2018
December 05, 2017 SEAoAL Winter Seminar: Wind, Seismic, & Software
August 03, 2017 2017 SEAoAL 7th Annual Conference & XPO: It's All About CONCRETE (6.5 PDH)
March 23, 2017 SEAoAL Spring Seminar: Design of Masonry Structures
February 22, 2017 SOLD OUT: The Philosophy of Engineering for the Burj Khalifa, the World's Tallest Structure
December 06, 2016 ICRI Gulf South Chapter & SEAoAL Conference & EXPO: Concrete Restoration and Repair
August 18, 2016 2016 SEAoAL 6th Annual Conference & XPO
November 12, 2015 SEAoAL Winter Seminar
August 27, 2015 SEAoAL 5th Annual State Conference & XPO
March 24, 2015 SEAoAL Spring Seminar
November 10, 2014 SEAoAL Winter Seminar
September 09, 2014 AEC MEGA GROUP
August 28, 2014 SEAoAL 4th Annual State Conference & XPO
July 31, 2014 Young Constructors Forum of Alabama
June 05, 2014 AFS Free Seminar
June 05, 2014 AIA+SEA Disaster Assistance Training Session
June 03, 2014 AFS Free Seminar
May 20, 2014 AFS Free Seminar
April 08, 2014 Practical Design of Structures for Blast Effects
December 04, 2013 Masonry Seminar (6.5 PDHs - Florida Approved)
August 27, 2013 3rd Annual State Conference & Expo
August 20, 2013 BIM for Small Projects - SEAoAL & AIA Birmingham Joint Meeting (1 PDH)
May 21, 2013 Framing & Fish Fry - AIA Birmingham and SEAoAL Joint Meeting
April 03, 2013 Dr. Michel Bruneau - AISC T.R. Higgins Lecture (Lunch and Learn)
March 18, 2013 Spring Seminar with Dr. Timothy Mays : Serviceability of Building Systems, Design of Foundation Systems and Slabs on Ground
March 14, 2013 Birmingham Botanical Gardens Conservatory Tour
January 10, 2013 Young Member Lunch & Learn
December 11, 2012 Winter Seminar - Wind Design & Structural Steel Design
August 21, 2012 2nd Annual State Conference & Expo
July 10, 2012 Lunch & Learn
March 08, 2012 Structural Steel Connection Design
February 21, 2012 Networking Luncheon
November 08, 2011 Disaster Recovery Seminar ATC-45 Safety Evaluation of Buildings after Windstorms and Floods and ATC-20 Safety Evaluation of Buildings after Earthquakes
October 11, 2011 SEAoAL Younger Member Group Lunch and Learn
September 23, 2011 Steel Day
August 23, 2011 SEAoAL Annual State Conference & Expo

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